In discussing these exceptions from the course of nature, the first question is, whether the fact be justly stated. That which is strange is delightful, and a pleasing error is not willingly detected.
Diligence in employments of less consequence is the most successful introduction to greater enterprises.
The violence of war admits no distinction; the lance, that is lifted at guilt and power, will sometimes fall on innocence and gentleness.
A man guilty of poverty easily believes himself suspected.
The gloomy and the resentful are always found among those who have nothing to do or who do nothing.